The senior capstone design team of Asad Akbany, Kasper Kuo, Nicholas Leung, and Karen Cheng has been selected to attend the 2015 Clinton Global Initiative University in Florida this March.
Eko Devices, a startup of Bioe undergrad alum Connor Landgraf, is one of ten startups selected to present live on stage at the Las Vegas Consumer Electronics Show this January. The top three winners get the chance of a lifetime to pitch Sir Richard Branson on his private island. Eko competed against nearly 2,000 other applicants in the Extreme Tech Challenge to become one of the final ten.
BioE capstone startup Eko Devices won the People’s Choice Award at the American Heart Association’s 1st health tech competition, and is a semi-finalist in the 2014 Extreme Tech Challenge. Go Eko!
Bioengineering undergraduate Zachary Zeleznick was one of only eighteen U.S. students selected to participate in the 2014 Silicon Valley Bank Trek. The Trek brings together top student innovators for a 3-day series of events with their Trek Guides, a “who’s who” of influential investors and entrepreneurs in the tech community, building a network of peers and advisors. Congratulations Zachary!
Read about the transforming walker that can help seniors avoid falls, designed by a bioengineering capstone design team.
Not only is Berkeley the #1 public university in the nation, Berkeley Bioengineering has been ranked the #9 bioengineering undergraduate program in the US, by U.S. News & World Report. This is one step higher than last year’s ranking – #1, here we come!
Two Bioengineering graduates were selected to be the student commencement speakers at the 2014 College of Engineering Commencement ceremonies on May 18, 2014. Rachel Cheng and Helen Sun delivered a dynamic and inspiring tag-team speech to their peers.
How much do BioE students love Berkeley? SO much that they put their money where their hearts are. Congratulations 2014 BioE Bears – top fundraisers for the senior class gift!
A team of BioE Master of Engineering students took first place in the campus Big Ideas competition for their ENOSE non-invasive blood sugar monitoring system, while BioE undergraduate capstone teams took 3rd place and an honorable mention.